The occasion, which was earlier scheduled to kick off in March, will now start on September 19 and finish on November 10.
The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) in its all-important Governing Council assembly on Sunday determined that the upcoming version which had been delayed as a result of coronavirus pandemic, will embrace 10 double headers and the night matches will begin at 7:30 pm IST.
The IPL GC determined to stage the match within the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and the matches shall be performed in Dubai, Sharjah and Abu Dhabi topic to mandatory clearances from the Government of India.
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The 53-day match will witness 10-afternoon matches beginning at 15:30 IST whereas the night matches will begin at 19:30 IST.
The Governing Council additionally mentioned the excellent Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs), which shall be finalised and printed in the end, together with the businesses to execute and ship a bio-secure atmosphere for protected and profitable conduct of IPL 2020 Season.
According to a BCCI official it was determined to take the IPL into one other week and the ultimate shall be performed on November 10. The official chatting with IANS additionally revealed that ten double headers have been deliberate to make sure that there may be sufficient spacing between the video games contemplating the strict protocol that shall be in place.
Speaking to IANS, the official stated, “We have decided to go up till November 10 and so the final will be held on a weekday for the first time. Also, to ensure that there is enough gaps between games considering the travelling and the bio secure environment and keeping all these things in mind, we will have 10 double headers this season.”
Talking concerning the beginning time, the official stated the night video games shall be at 7:30pm IST. “We have decided to bring it forward by 30 minutes from the regular time of the IPL which is 8:00pm for the evening games and we will start at 7:30 instead.”
The entry of followers was additionally mentioned within the assembly and the official revealed that this stuff might be taken care of after session with the Emirates Cricket Board.
“It would be great to have some fans come in as that would boost the morale of the players for sure. But what needs to be remembered is that the safety of the players is priority. So, these are the things we will discuss with the ECB at the right time,” said the official.
An official additionally advised IANS that the franchises have been requested to begin the visa course of. “We have been asked to start out visa process,” an official of a franchise stated.
The Governing Council additionally reviewed the Player Regulations for substitute participant for 2020 season.
Women’s T20 Challenge can even happen within the UAE and can comprise three groups with 4 matches to be performed throughout the IPL Playoff week.
(With inputs from IPL Media & businesses)
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